Everything Is Illuminated

By Debbie Elicksen. Liev Schreiber wrote and directed this gem of a screenplay, based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer. Everything Is Illuminated (2005) is beautifully told story about a Continue Reading →

Naked Among Wolves

By Debbie Elicksen. Naked Among Wolves (2015) is a gripping story that takes place during tense days just before the Buchenwald camp was liberated during World War II. Director Philipp Kadelbach Continue Reading →

Charlotte Gray

By Debbie Elicksen. The story of Charlotte Gray (2001), set in France in World War II, was written by Jeremy Brock and directed by Gillian Armstrong. Wool and the gang, Continue Reading →

Stalingrad

By Debbie Elicksen. If you like war movies like I do, this is a good one. Stalingrad (2013) was written by Sergey Snezhkin and Ilya Tilkin. This movie might have Continue Reading →

The Imitation Game

By Debbie Elicksen. “Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of that do the things no one can imagine.“ The Imitation Game (2014) is the true story of Alan Continue Reading →

Unbroken

By Debbie Elicksen. Directed by Angelina Jolie, Unbroken is an adaptation of the book by Laura Hildebrand about the life of Louis “Louie” Zamperini, who was both an Olympic athlete Continue Reading →